Paul McCarthy

Controversial Paris 'sex toy' artwork removed

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The green inflatable object resembling an anal plug was removed from the plush Place Vendôme on Saturday after an attack by vandals.

Fury over giant 'anal plug' erected in central Paris

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US artist Paul McCarthy says it is a tree, but his artwork's similarity to a sex toy on the chic Place Vendôme is proving too painful for some.